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This Day in Reds History: Disgrace, 1-Hitters, a First Pitch Homer, Voodoo, and a Dismayed City Council

September 2…the baseball gods have been busy in Cincinnati… September 2, 1870: The Cincinnati Red Stockings exacted some revenge on the Brooklyn Atlantics by defeating them, 14-3, in Cincinnati. The Atlantics had broken the Red Stockings 81 game winning streak back on June 14, 1870, in 11 innings. The loss led to cracks in the … Continue reading

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Redleg Trade Review: George Foster and Fred Norman

May 29, 1971: Geroge Foster is traded by the San Francisco Giants to the Cincinnati Reds for Frank Duffy and Vern Geishert. June 12, 1973: Fred Norman is traded by the San Diego Padres to the Cincinnati Reds for Mike Johnson, Gene Locklear and cash. The Reds were heavily favored to win the National League … Continue reading